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Nigeria Out, Cameroun In

Two of Africa’s representatives at Canada 2015, Nigeria and Cameroun had different shades of fortunes from Tuesday’s round of final group matches at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. All teams were eager to extend their stay in Canada for as long as possible, with the final round of matches taking place in Groups C and D on Tuesday, but some …

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Oshoala Admits Tough Terrain

Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala has admitted that playing at the FIFA Women’s World Cup has been tougher than she thought, as she confesses how much she would have loved to make a bolder mark after two games so far at Canada 2015. Oshoala says she learned a big lesson in the Falcons’ 2-0 loss to Australia, where she and …

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Rivers FA Official Backs Njoku’s Suspension

-As FIFA Bar Falcons Star From 3 Matches A member of Rivers State Football Association has backed the decision by FIFA Disciplinary Committee to Suspend Super Eagles defender, Ugo Njoku for three matches, following her elbow against an Australian opponent at the Women’s World Cup last Friday. Njoku was also fined CHF 3,000 and issued with a warning after being …

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Second Round Looms In Canada

The pure pleasure of taking part in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 has, with two matchdays gone, already given way to ambition as the Round of 16 begins to take shape. Almost all of the teams in Groups A and B have something to play for, with the possible exception of Côte d’Ivoire, who have already lost twice …

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Falcons Fly To Vancouver

The female national team, Super Falcons have landed in the Canadian city of Vancouver, where they are billed to take on Team USA in their final group match of this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup. A press statement by Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) revealed that the Falcons landed in Vancouver with great expectation of picking the maximum points when they …

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Ordega Seeks More Goals

-Targets Victory Against Australia -Falcons Skipper Joins Battle Song USA-based female soccer star, Francesca Ordega is leading the battle cry for the Super Falcons in Friday’s second group match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, as she aims to keep scoring goals for the Nigerian squad, after snatching a late equaliser in the opening 3-3 draw against Sweden. Ordega admits …

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Falcons Must Not Relax – Okpodu

Former Super Falcons coach, Sam O0kpodu has sent out a strong charge to the current squad to avoid any form of relaxation or overconfidence in their second match of the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, but says they should keep their feet on the throttle in Friday’s game against Australia. Okpodu, who made waves with the Nigerian senior …

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Nigeria Are Tricky – Foord

Ahead of this Friday’s second group match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, Australian star, Caitlin Foord has come out with a down-to-earth confession that her team are coming up against tricky opposition in Nigeria’s Super Falcons. While admitting that the Nigerians would equally be out to show their mettle as African champions, Foord noted how well the …

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Nwabuoku Hails Falcons’ Spirit

Super Falcons captain Evelyn Nwabuoku has hailed the fighting spirit of the African champions following Monday’s thrilling 3-3 draw with highly-fancied Sweden at Winnipeg Stadium. The Kazakhstan-based star admits how happy she was to see the Nigerian ladies play as if it was a cup final and shared the spoils, following great goals, quality exchanges and touches of brilliance, An …

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Aluko Continues Barren Run

England’s Nigerian forward Eniola Aluko is still searching for her first goal in a FIFA tournament after firing blanks on Tuesday in her team’s 1 – 0 loss to France in their opening game in Group F at the World Cup. Although Aluko, whose brother, Omatsone ‘Sone’ Aluko plays for the Nigerian male senior team, Super Eagles, lasted 90 minutes …

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